Known as the City of Festivals, Indio is the place to be for living, working, playing, and doing business. Located within a few short hours from Los Angeles, Indio is surrounded by majestic mountains and national parks. As the oldest Coachella Valley city, Indio is a family-oriented community that celebrates its culture and retains its heritage. With its wonderful desert climate, there is an array of activities residents and visitors alike can enjoy throughout the year - golfing, gambling, shopping, polo, and attending many events and festivals, among them the world famous International Tamale Festival and the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Come and visit Indio, "The Place to Be."